We cannot live a perfect life; we will all make mistakes.
Forgive yourself for each of the mistakes that come to mind,
and rejoice that our God shows us more grace than we are often able to
Sarah Young, Jesus Calling Book Club Discussion Guide for Women
Forgiveness opens the opportunity for those relationships to
show you the love that you have always deserved.
Eric Watterson, I Forgive You: Why You Should Always
We may be tempted to think of repentance merely in terms
of forgiveness, but it is also about cleansing.
R.C. Sproul, What Is Repentance?
Forgive Yourself |
Forgiving each other for every fault, flaw, and mistake,
whether big or small, is one of the best ways to keep respect between
couples and to make the marriage a happy one.
Vivian Sandau, Mutual Respect in Marriage
If we ask for forgiveness, God wipes our slate clean.
He loves us so strongly.
Mona M. Hanna, The Nature of God: 50 Christian Devotions about God's Love and Acceptance
God offers two precious commodities: genuine forgiveness, a
blotting out of all your sins - past, present, and future; and the
assurance that your past need not control your future.
Erwin W. Lutzer, Getting to No
A relationship with God begins with repentance.
There is no forgiveness of sins without it.
David Servant, The Disciple-Making Minister
A Prayer to the Father |
We all make wrong choices but if you don't forgive others
like your father forgives you, then that jealousy, hatred, anger
that you hold against another will come out in the form of sickness or trouble.
Rev J Martin, The Power Of Choice
Love, forgive, be gracious, be kind, be sincere. Jesus
didn't rescue us and make us part of His family in order to send
us out into this world as jerks.
John Stange, What did Jesus say about Marriage?
God shows His love by forgiving us everyday.
Ruthie Spoonemore, Faithful Living
Expressions of God |
Tell God you're sorry that you hurt him and yourself.
Ask God to forgive you of your sins. Tell him you believe that
Jesus is the Savior.
Andrew Wright, Christian: How God Blows Me Away!
We are forgiven our injustices, but that's not the end of it,
because we also must forgive others.
Tim Chaddick; Craig Borlase, Better: How Jesus Satisfies the Search for Meaning
Helping Others |
Forgiving means letting go of the past. It means that we let others
act for themselves without judging them.
Christian Olsen, How to Forgive
Words of Encouragement |
God forgives us of our sins. He casts them as far as the east is
from the west. Think about that wisdom.
Richard Massafra, The Invisible Marriage Counselor: How We Overcame Divorce, MS, Bankruptcy, Abuse, and Infidelity
When we finally repent of our sin and forgive those who have hurt us -
as God calls us to do over and over again in his Word - then the light
of God shines like a bright, healing beam in our hearts and
clears the vision of God before us.
Matt Brown, Awakening: How God's Great Move Inspires and Influences Our Lives Today
Realize you're human. . . in need of God's forgiveness.
C.J. Kruse, Her 28 Day Marriage Challenge
Just like talking to a trusted friend and asking for forgiveness,
all you have to do is talk to God and ask Him for forgiveness, too.
Laura Beckder, Things You Both Can Do to Improve Your Marriage
Feeling bad about yourself for things that have gone wrong won't
change things so forgive yourself and your mistakes and then move
on from them.
Heather Rose, Depression Help
Therefore, believe that you too can obtain mercy regardless
of what you may have done because God does not show
favoritism (Acts 10: 34) and forgive some people like Saul-Paul
and refuse to forgive others.
Miriam Kinai, Boxed Set 3 Christian Sermons
Inspirational Poems |
Let us in faith accept the forgiveness as promised: as a spiritual reality,
an actual transaction between God and us, it is the entrance into
all the Father's love and all the privileges of children.
Andrew Murray, Lord, Teach Us To Pray
Am I being as forgiving of others as I hope they'll be of me?
Gobel Brockman, Follow Jesus (and Let Him Set the Pace)
If we would share our sins, we would have people to pray with us,
let us know we are loved, and help us forgive ourselves as we ask
for God's forgiveness.
J.W. Boggs, Deodorant Christianity
If you are bitter towards those who do you wrong, it will only hold
you back and make you ineffective. Forgive them as Christ forgives
you, but still be as wise as a serpent and protect your vision.
Samuel Leeds, Do the Possible, Watch God Do the Impossible
Found In A Book |
Others, including myself, have already broken the commands of
God, but a sinful soul can repent from this sin. No sin is too great
for God to forgive and pardon.
Happy Zhou, How I Discovered God
Christianity's answer is one of forgiveness and reconciliation,
and entrance into God's eternal home in heaven.
Dave Gipson, Your Brain's Too Small for God: Straight talk for skeptics
Who Shall We Help |
We cannot change the past, but God can change our perception
of it through forgiveness.
Robin Zaruba, God Is...
Forgiveness is crucial to finding peace. Forgiveness doesn't mean that
you endorse what they did to you - or what they're doing.
Forgiveness also doesn't mean you must continually subject yourself to
Brian Tubbs, Why Does God Allow Suffering?: How to Have Peace of Mind With God Even When God Doesn't Make Sense
Sin requires confession and forgiveness (1 John 1: 9; Romans 10: 9, 10; Acts 3: 19) taking
note that belief in Jesus' death and resurrection makes this
all possible (John 1: 12; 1 John 4: 10);
Betty Wade; Darlene M. Wetzel, Anxiety: Your Biblical Guide to Kill This Giant
He is molding us, so that our character mirrors that of Jesus: the way
He thinks, loves, and forgives.
Cherie Hill, Waiting on God
Learn to forgive quickly. You may think that you can walk
in un-forgiveness and still hear God. Yes you can. That is His
Voice telling you to forgive that person and let the offence go.
Sheldon Newton, Hearing The Voice of God: Discerning God's Voice From All The Other Voices
Trust in the Lord |
So, we who would follow Christ have to reach the point of being
sorry for our sins, confessing them to God, and asking for His forgiveness.
Clive Nicholson PhD, Baptism: let's not water it down!
God Knows Best |
Forgiveness may be the biggest decision we tackle in our journey
toward victory. Forgiveness toward others, ourselves and God
can take time and patience.
Heather Shore, God Uses Deeply Wounded People
Ask God whether you need to forgive someone, and give Him any
anger you have, no matter how justified that anger may be.
LuziAnna Georgia; Hattie Bethan-Yaad, Deacons Wives 22
So, whether we feel shame for past mistakes and hide from others,
or feel shameful before God, both situations call for moving from
behind that wall, forgiving ourselves, and loving well so that we
can live complete lives.
Dawna Hetzler, Walls of a Warrior: Conquering the fears of our hearts
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